Collection location: Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]
container containing phalloides dessicata modified and mailed to Dr. Anne Pringle at Harvard.
[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:23 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, CA’ to ‘Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, California, USA’
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and of course the container name, being sent to Ann Pringle and all, was just too funny!
The backstory to the modification of the illustration being that once I put this deadly mushroom into a food container, I started worrying about starving grad students at the other end who might mistake it for food (yeah, I know, highly unlikely, but still). And so I turned that happy little Pringles guy into a Deaths Head! Don’t tell the Corporate folks, ‘kay? That’s gotta be a trademark violation! ;)
… if you want to bring one back, and don’t want pieces breaking
off in your basket!
I am not sure how useful this observation is for MO; however, it is amusing…
Specimen collected by James Edmonds.
Created: 2009-02-16 09:43:20 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2011-04-25 10:40:53 PDT (-0700)
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